The Ugly Art Thing!

04/08/2010 at 9:14 am

Public Art Thing - Brianne Karabetsos

And from the streets of Auckland came… THE UGLY ART MONSTROSITY THING!!! And while everybody else ran, screaming, Brianne Karabetsos kept calm and got the camera ready…

Photo © 2010 Brianne Karabetsos. Original here.

The Beauty of Rocky New Zealand

19/07/2010 at 11:07 am

New Zealand Rocks - Tim Denee

Newtown Poster - Tim Denee

Tim Denee is an incredibly clever designer – I mean, check this, he even emulated the ink shining through the paper accurately – and has a collection of amazing posters recreating those in Murray Hewitt’s office in the Flight of the Conchords. Go there and print this high-resolution greatness for your cubicle or dungeon hobby room.

Design © 2010 Tim Denee. Originals here.

Monster Prawn!

17/07/2010 at 2:21 am

Monster Prawn - nntr4

Monster Prawn2 - nntr4

Whoooooosh… Ka-shizzle! Sha-boom! Oooooohhh! Aaaahhh! The Monstrosities fireworks arrive at their apex with these spectacular shots by the amazing – yet mysterious – nntr4. So ugly, it is even in Australia, cough, cough!

Google Maps Location.

Photo © 2010 nntr4.

The Beauty of Wellington

20/06/2010 at 11:21 am

Meanwhile, a perfectly normal day in the capitol Wellington: gravel, graffiti, a potty chair… wait, what?!?

Photo Creative Commons (Attribution 2.0 Generic) 2010 Glutnix. Original here.

The Beauty of Whakatane Airport

19/06/2010 at 6:55 am

Whakatane Airport - Mr Munnings on Tour

Another blue-ribbon entry to our encyclopedia of mildly insane Kiwi architecture.

Google Maps Location.

Photo Creative Commons (Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic) 2010 Mr Munnings on Tour. Original here.

The Beauty of Boring Benches

12/06/2010 at 6:11 am

Boring Bench - Ralf

Here is a particularly bland – and shady – bench in Invercargill.

More of Invercargill’s Beauty

09/06/2010 at 10:11 am

More Invercargill Extravaganza - Ralf

This one is not only incredibly great, it would be also a strong candidate for Martin Parr’s book “Boring Postcards”. Well, or at least for its swedish web predecessor, Retroglobe. Well, or at least for the pale rip-off of them both… – us.

Google Maps Location.

The Beauty of Aliens. In Garages.

29/05/2010 at 11:50 pm

Aliens - Ralf

This explains sooooooooo much! If not everything.

Google Maps Location.

The Beauty of Fences

26/03/2010 at 11:53 am

Boot Camp Fence - Bekdawg

Another beautiful work by the incredibly talented Bekdawg, discovering a hint of iron curtain and cold war feel in New Zealand’s landscape.

Photo © 2009 Bekdawg.

More Beauty of Invercargill

26/03/2010 at 11:46 am

Invercargill Romeo and Juliet Skatepark - Ralf

Skate parks and railway tracks: the Romeo and Juliet of contemporary urban planning. Here a view on Invercargill’s facilities, humming of vibrancy and Wildstyle-ness.